In which lovely people say nice things about #CallingMajorTom

CallingMajorTom-R2 1CALLING MAJOR TOM has been out in ebook format for a couple of weeks now (the paperback is released June 29). There have been some very lovely writers saying extremely nice things about it… here’s a selection below, with links to their own books which you should obviously buy.

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#CallingMajorTom launches in e-book today

CallingMajorTom-R2 1Take your protein pills and put your helmet on… CALLING MAJOR TOM is out in e-book today.

It’s what they call a “soft launch”… the idea is that those of you inclined to read digitally might buy it, read it, think it’s the wasp’s nipples, and leave a glowing review on the website of your preferred provider, so that when the old-timers who insist on reading dead tree books come to peruse it in June they’ll see all these five-star reviews and simply have to buy it.

So. Here we are. Exactly one year to the day that I first began talking to Trapeze about a potential new book, it’s published. And what’s more, for a LIMITED PERIOD it’s only £2.99. Which is cheaper than a coffee if you buy coffee from overpriced outlets. And if you spill Calling Major Tom down the front of your trousers it won’t cause an embarrassing stain while you’re sitting in the office for the rest of the day. So it’s a win-win, really. Continue reading

Cheltenham Lit Fest 2016 – free #CallingMajorTom exclusive proofs!

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Delighted to say that I will be appearing at the Cheltenham Literature Festival again this year, on FRIDAY OCTOBER 14. I’ll be alongside Sarah J Naughton and Peter Dunne at a Trapeze event… not only will you hear from three authors about their upcoming books for the new Orion imprint but you’ll get a goody bag with advance reading copies of the books… probably before anyone else!

Tickets go on sale to lit fest members at the end of the month and from September 7 to the general public. For more details, click here.